Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA Director

WASHINGTON (AP) — Enough votes were gathered in the U.S. Senate Monday night to confirm Cong. Mike Pompeo of Kansas as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

The Senate on Monday debated whether to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick to run the CIA, as Democrats raised questions about whether he is transparent in his beliefs about Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election and how he feels about torture.

Senate Republicans had hoped to vote on Pompeo’s nomination Friday,...

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